Spatially Enabling Health Data

in the Mitchell and Murrindindi Shires

Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration was commissioned by the Lower Hume Primary Care Partnership (LHPCP) to research the potential and to document the technical requirements for spatially enabling health related data in the Shires of Mitchell and Murrindindi.


Publications

Interim Report

This report provides the results of the first two phases of the research, being data collection, initial analysis and the development of a conceptual model for an SDI for Health in the study region.

Data Sources

Project 1: District Nursing Service

Data Source

Georeference

Attribute Data

ABS Census

Mesh Block
Collector District (CD)

Population Desity
Age, Income, Household Type

HACC
(Home & Community Care )

Street Address (point)

Service Type, Date, Location

Allied health services

Street Address (point)

Physiotherapy,
Podiatry,
Dietetics,
Counselling,
Optometry,
Respite Care,
Maternal and child Health,
General Practice,
Speech Pathology, etc.

Hospitals

Street Address (point)

Beds, Services

Community Health Centres

Street Address (point)

 

Project 2: Services available in Seymour

Data Source

Georeference

Attribute Data

ABS Census

Collector District (CD)

Age, Income, Household Type

HACC
(Home & Community Care)

Street Address (point)

Service Type, Date, Location

Allied health

Street Address (point)

Physiotherapy,
Podiatry,
Dietetics,
Counselling,
Optometry,
Respite Care,
Maternal and child Health,
General Practice,
Speech Pathology, etc.

Hospitals

Street Address (point)

Beds, Services

Community Health Centres

Street Address (point)

 

 

References

Lower Hume Primary Care Partnership

http://www.humehealth.com.au/lowerhumepcp/

Murrindindi Shire Council

www.murrindindi.vic.gov.au

Mitchell Shire Council

www.mitchellshire.vic.gov.au

HACC in Victoria

The Home & Community Care (HACC) Program is Victoria’s principal source of funding for services that support frail aged people, younger people with disabilities, and carers. In Victoria the program supports over 220,000 frail older people and people with disabilities. http://www.health.vic.gov.au/hacc/

Human Serices Directory

The Human Services Directory (HSD) aims to provide Practitioners and Service Providers with access to accurate and up-to-date information about health, social & disability services in Victoria. This information may be used to both inform consumers and to communicate with other practitioners, including referring consumers to other services http://humanservicesdirectory.vic.gov.au/

The Study Area

The study area is comprised of two shires Mitchell and Murrindindi, located approximately 50km North/North East of the Melbourne CBD

Partners

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